The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Blogsen-usFri, 6 May 2016 07:02:40 EDTFri, 6 May 2016 07:02:40 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssAltoona's former NFL players discuss how league used to handle concussions, and their concerns about CTEhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/blogs.detail/display/6467/Altoona's-former-NFL-players-discuss-how-league-used-to-handle-concussions,-and-their-concerns-about-CTE.htmlGet back out there and play. That's just how it was in football for decades. It didn't matter if a guy had just gotten drilled in the head, barely had any idea where he was or even was briefly knocked out.Tue, 9 Feb 2016 10:32:04 EDTFinding a phenom: Kovatch comes out of nowhere to star for Saint Francishttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/blogs.detail/display/6455/Finding-a-phenom--Kovatch-comes-out-of-nowhere-to-star-for-Saint-Francis.htmlLORETTO -- The greatest scorer in Saint Francis history is named Jess, and that will still be the case in three more years. <P> It just might be a different Jess.Mon, 18 Jan 2016 02:10:48 EDT10 reasons to be optimistic and 10 reasons to be concerned about PSU football in 2016http://www.altoonamirror.com/page/blogs.detail/display/6451/10-reasons-to-be-optimistic-and-10-reasons-to-be-concerned-about-PSU-football-in-2016.htmlA look at 10 reasons to be optimistic about the Penn State football team in 2016: <P> 1.Sun, 10 Jan 2016 13:14:28 EDTPSU position breakdown and analysis for 2016http://www.altoonamirror.com/page/blogs.detail/display/6450/PSU-position-breakdown-and-analysis-for-2016.htmlA look at who's returning and who's gone at each position for the Nittany Lions: <P> Quarterback <P> Gone: Christian Hackenberg <P> Returning: So. Trace McSorley, Fr. Tommy Stevens (redshirted 2015) <P> Newcomer: Fr.Sun, 10 Jan 2016 13:14:06 EDTLions ready to show progress in TaxSlayer Bowlhttp://www.altoonamirror.com/page/blogs.detail/display/6443/Lions-ready-to-show-progress-in-TaxSlayer-Bowl.htmlJACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- There's always some good trash talk at pep rallies, and Penn State Athletic Director Sandy Barbour offered up a bit of it Friday afternoon.Sat, 2 Jan 2016 11:29:55 EDT